Public Affairs Index is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today.
Available to the general public, this version of the Visual History Archive provides access to the full metadata covering 52,000 interviews found on the Visual History Archive. Users can search the archive in a number of ways including name, experience, place and language. In addition, a select number of English language testimonies are available for viewing. To view testimonies not included in this sample set, see the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive, www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/27807.
Collection of directories, encyclopedias and guides on US politics and policy from CQ Press. Includes Washington Information Directory.
Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, private companies, and intergovernmental organizations. Create maps and reports from data you select from over 640 datasets. Subjects include health, crime, population, finance, industry, and marketing.
Data is available for the world as a whole or for selected countries. Data for the U.S. are shown by state, often by county, sometimesby census tract and zip code. Time series data may go back several decades.
Data sources include the U.S. government, the World Bank, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Mergent, and Standard & Poors.
The University Library has Datasets Basic Subscription, which does not include EASI Market Planner, IMF data or data from the U-M China Data Center. U-M China Data Center is available from China Data Online. IMF data in IMF eLibrary Data.
This comprehensive A to Z encyclopedia provides extensive coverage of important scientific terms related to improving our understanding of how we evolved. Specifically, the 5,000 entries in this two-volume set cover evidence and methods used to investigate the relationships among the living great apes, evidence about what makes the behavior of modern humans distinctive, and evidence about the evolutionary history of that distinctiveness, as well as information about modern methods used to trace the recent evolutionary history of modern human populations. This text provides a resource for everyone studying the emergence of Homo sapiens.
Edited by Bernard Wood. Published 2011.
CultureGrams Online Database is a leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe. It includes four editions: the World Edition (for junior high school and up) and the Kids, States, and Canadian Provinces editions (for upper elementary school students). In addition to the country/state/province reports, the database includes the following features: images, slideshows, streaming videos, sortable data tables and graphs, interviews with natives from countries around the world, recipes for each country, and more. The World Edition includes 208 country-specific reports. These provide complete coverage of every sovereign country recognized by the United Nations, plus several foreign dependencies.
Each World Edition report is written by a native or long-term resident of the country in coordination with a CultureGrams editor. Writers are selected for their education, knowledge of a national language, experience with different regions and socioeconomic groups, recent residency in the country, and access to current information.
Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), a major African American community newspaper. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.
Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), a major African American community newspaper. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.
Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile of Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003), a major African American community newspaper. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.
Combined access to all of MLibrary's streaming video collections from Alexander Street Press. Includes American History in Video, Art & Architecture, Classical Music in Video, Counseling & Therapy in Video, Dance in Video, Ethnographic Video Online, Filmakers Library Online, March of Time, Opera in Video, Silent Film Online, Theatre in Video, and World History in Video.
Each film includes a transcript. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Most videos can be downloaded to a mobile device.